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Boot Hill Museum

Dodge City, Kansas

Step back into the 1870's as you walk down the boardwalk of Front Street at Boot Hill...
Brown V. Board Of Education National Historic Site

Topeka, Kansas

The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education (1954) is one of the most...
Carnegie Arts Center

Dodge City, Kansas

Formerly the library in Dodge City , this building was established sometime prior to 1905...
Constitution Hall

Lecompton, Kansas

James Henry Lane had a significant impact on Kansas history and is one of Constitution...
Cottonwood Ranch

Hoxie, Kansas

John Fenton Pratt had no idea when he started building his ranch that it would someday...
Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum

Abilene, Kansas

Visitors can tour the nineteenth-century wood-frame house, located on its original site,...
First Territorial Capitol

Fort Riley, Kansas

Governor Andrew Reeder picked this location, away from the proslavery influence of...
Fort Dodge

Fort Dodge, Kansas

Situated on a site once used as a camping ground by wagon trains, Fort Dodge was a supply...
Fort Hays

Hays, Kansas

Generals George A. Custer, Nelson Miles and Philip Sheridan, Major Reno, William "...
Goodnow House

Manhattan, Kansas

A visit to the Goodnow House is more than a glimpse into domestic life in the 1800s, it...
Grinter Place

Kansas City, Kansas

A trip to Grinter Place isn’t just a look inside the oldest home in Wyandotte...
Hollenberg Pony Express Station

Hanover, Kansas

One can almost hear the thundering of horse hooves and the creak of wagons as Pony...
John Brown Museum

Osawatomie, Kansas

Reverend Samuel Adair and his wife, Florella were peaceful abolitionists who came to...
Kansas Museum Of History

Topeka, Kansas

Award-winning exhibits on the state's colorful past fill the spacious main gallery at the...
Kaw Mission

Council Grove, Kansas

The Kaw Mission is more than just a museum that tells the story of the building that was...
Koester House Museum

Marysville, Kansas

Still luxuriously furnished with the Koester belongings, including family portraits,...
Lyon County Historical Museum

Emporia, Kansas

The Lyon County Museum and Historical Society was founded in 1937. The current Museum...
Mcpherson County Old Mill Museum

Lindsborg, Kansas

The Smoky Valley Roller Mill was built in 1898.  Unlike a grist mill which uses...
Mid America All Indian Center Museum

Wichita, Kansas

Exhibits of traditional artifacts and contemporary art depict the Native American...
Mine Creek Battlefield

Pleasanton, Kansas

On October 25, 1864, approximately 2,800 Union troops attacked and defeated about 8,000...
Mueller Schmidt House Museum

Dodge City, Kansas

In an 1882 bird's-eye view of Dodge City, the Mueller-Schmidt House is proudly perched...
Native American Heritage Museum

Highland, Kansas

Share in the journey of the Great Lakes Indian tribes who were forced to emigrate to...
Nicodemus National Historic Site

Nicodemus, Kansas

This was once an all-black town settled by former slaves fleeing the south in 1877 after...
Old Cowtown Museum

Wichita, Kansas

A thriving community all its own, Cowtown gives visitors a true taste of the myths,...
Pawnee Indian Museum

Republic, Kansas

The Pawnee Nation was the dominant power of the Central Plains for hundreds of years....
Pawnee Rock State Park

Pawnee Rock, Kansas

To travelers on the Santa Fe Trail, this sandstone citadel marked the halfway point of...
Pioneer Krier Museum

Ashland, Kansas

When the Clark County Historical Socity was organized in 1939, it was with the...
Pony Express Barn Museum

Marysville, Kansas

Though the Pony Express only ran mail across the frontier for 18 months between 1860 and...
Shawnee Indian Mission

Fairway, Kansas

In the 19th century, Americans wanted more land and settlement moved west. For countless...
Shawnee Town Museum

Shawnee, Kansas

The area now comprising Shawnee, Kansas is rich with history and examples of...
Smoky Hill Museum

Salina, Kansas

The Museum’s collection features over 20,000 artifacts from the 1800s to the...
St. Fidelis Catholic Church

Victoria, Kansas

 With a seating capacity of 1,100, St. Fidelis was the largest church west of the...
William Allen White House

Lyon County, Kansas

Visit the showplace home of William Allen White, nationally known newspaperman and author...